On this edition of the Recruiting Roundup powered by Rockin’ Refuel Varsity, Jared Cohen and Scout.com’s Jason Jewell continue to spotlight the players to watch in Arizona at each position going into the 2015 season. This time it is the wide receivers which is one of the deepest and most recruited position this year. The guys spotlight five of the best and then name “a riser” who is a player who had a good 2014 but expects to have a great 2015. A “new era” player as one great wide receiver is off to college, a new one is getting the opportunity to take over in that role. Finally the “breakout” player who the guys expect to be a household name by season’s end. The wide receiver’s position is one of the deepest of any in Arizona and the guys mention many more who are on their radar as well.
Players mentioned: Jacob Brown – Paradise Valley, Robert Branch – Saguaro, Julian Carter – Saguaro, Isaiah Goodspeed – Joy Christian, N’Keal Harry – Chandler, Curtis Hodges – Mesa Mountain View, Alex Hunter – Liberty, Alex Jackson – Liberty, Deyton Jackson – Liberty, Xavier James – Verrado, Dujuan Lawrence – Joy Christian, Byron Murphy – Saguaro, John Okwoli – North Canyon, Troy Reed – Boulder Creek, Kolby Taylor – Chandler, Kade Warner – Desert Mountain, Jacob Welsheimer – Shadow Mountain.
Schools mentioned: Arizona, Arizona State, Montana, New Mexico State, South Dakota State, Texas A&M, UCLA, Washington, Washington State.